Bahá’ís mark anniversary of faith founder’s birth – in the AZ Republic

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FAITH MATTERS by ANGELINA GHRIST [ published in The Arizona Republic 10/28/17] Bahá’ís mark anniversary of faith founder’s birth The weekend of Oct 21 and 22 was very special to Bahá’ís, as millions of people in thousands of communities throughout the world gathered to celebrate two annual holy days called the “Twin Holy Days.” These holy days […]

‘Dede’ pioneered services for Native Americans – published in the Republic

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LARRY FULTZ GOLDEN RULE MOMENTS ‘Dede’ pioneered services for Native Americans When you think of a “change maker” in the Native American communities of Arizona, no name looms larger than Diana Yazzie Devine.   Why? Her significant Golden Rule moment began in Arizona in 1979, when “Dede,” as her friends call her, started her personal odyssey to provide […]

Public Statement standing with our Muslim brothers and sisters with the Golden Rule

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The Arizona Interfaith Movement, comprised of over 20 different faith traditions, stands opposed to the recent plans of the “ACT for America March against Sharia” that is scheduled for our city on June 10, and would promote division, hatred and misunderstandings.   We stand in solidarity with our Muslim brothers and sisters in Phoenix, across the […]

Now on Video – “Clash of Conscience” May Faith Forum

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We would like to share our thought-provoking discussion, “Clash of Conscience”, the Faith Forum from May: CLICK HERE to view via YouTube What does your faith say about being obedient to government laws that contradict tenets of your faith? Does your faith take a stand against laws they consider unjust and potentially immoral? Or does […]

Highlights of Golden Rule Banquet 2017

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Words can’t truly express the gratitude for this Golden Rule Awards Banquet! It stirred hearts and we’ve heard so many positive, heart-felt words of thanks that we deeply appreciate.   On behalf of AZIFM’s Interfaith Council, we send our sincere thanks to everyone who helped make it so inspiring and uplifting. The Honorees and their Golden […]

Now on Video!! “Love, Sex and Marriage” Faith Forum, held Feb. 16th

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Brought to you Valentines’ week, 2017, as a community service by the Arizona Interfaith Movement, to build bridges of better understanding in our community, this event addresses “Love, Sex and Marriage.” Most religions agree upon the phrase “Love thy neighbor” but where is the line drawn when it comes to romantic love and sexual activity? […]